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JOB TITLE

Microgreen & Mushroom Farmhand

JOB OVERVIEW

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Part-Time/Full-Time Microgreen & Mushroom Farmhand to join our team at Peak Microgreens. You will play a crucial role in cultivating and maintaining our microgreen and mushroom crops. This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sustainable, local agriculture and contribute to the growth of our farm.

LOCATION

Gypsum, Colorado

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Cultivation

Plant, harvest, and maintain various varieties according to the farm's schedule and quality standards.

 

Crop Care

Monitor and control environmental conditions such as humidity, temperature, and light to ensure optimal growth and health of microgreens/mushrooms.

 

Irrigation

Properly water microgreens to prevent over or under-watering and maintain a healthy growing environment.

 

Pest and Disease Management

Identify and address pest and disease issues promptly using organic and sustainable methods

 

Harvesting

Harvest microgreens/mushrooms at the correct stage of growth, ensuring quality and freshness for customers.

 

Packaging and Handling

Carefully package harvested microgreens/mushrooms in a clean and organized manner, following hygiene and safety protocols.

 

Cleaning and Sanitization

Maintain a clean and orderly work environment, including cleaning equipment and workspaces regularly.

 

Record Keeping

Maintain accurate records of planting dates, harvests, and any observations related to microgreen/mushroom growth and health.

 

Delivery and Farmer's Market

Assist in packaging microgreens/mushrooms for delivery and farmer's market. Represent our brand during deliveries and farmer's markets.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience in farming, gardening, or horticulture is preferred but not required.

  • A strong interest in sustainable agriculture and a willingness to learn.

  • Physical fitness and ability to perform tasks that may require lifting up to 60lbs, bending, and extended periods of standing.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality microgreens.

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly, customer-oriented attitude.

 

SCHEDULE

This is a part-time position with flexible hours. Additional availability may be required during peak growing seasons.

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

If you are passionate about sustainable agriculture and excited to be part of a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply. Join us in growing healthy, delicious microgreens and mushrooms and contributing to the local food community.

 

To apply, please send your resume, two references and a brief cover letter detailing your interest in this role to 

contact@peakmicrogreens.com.

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